Norwegian Continental Shelf
The main theme is this year’s 50th anniversary of the first licensing round on the NCS.
Oil worth billions of kroner is failing to be recovered because not enough production wells are being drilled on the Norwegian continental shelf. Something needs to be done. And read the interview...
Bente Nyland, director general of the NPD, calls in an interview for a more long-term approach to investment decisions on the Norwegian continental shelf. Read also about young people interested in...
The topside for the Gudrun platform is soon ready to be towed out to the North Sea. This development remains on schedule and will be NOK 2 billion below budget. Read also about Van Thi Hai Pham, wh...
Reserves in Oseberg have tripled, which the NPD considers praiseworthy. Read also about building up a good petroleum adminisatration in Ghana and the value of Svalbard in boosting geoscientific...
Insisting that oil in the giant Troll field should be developed has created hundreds of billions of kroner in added value. A special report tells the tale.
Spin-offs from the oil business are moving north along the Norwegian coast. Increased activity offshore means higher revenues for the coastal towns.
Their huge value means Norway’s gas exports must be measured with painstaking accuracy on arrival. The NPD checks that the equipment can do the job.